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A Better Way to Personalize Bladder Cancer Treatments

Researchers at UC Davis, in collaboration with colleagues at Jackson Laboratory, have developed a new way to personalize treatments for aggressive bladder cancer. In early proof-of-concept research, the team took bladder tumors from individual...
11-Aug-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Combination Treatment Effective Against Melanoma Skin Metastases

In findings never before seen in melanoma, a novel combination therapy was found to be highly effective at treating patients with skin metastases, new research from UC Davis has shown.
10-Aug-2015 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Long-Term Ovarian Cancer Survival Higher Than Thought

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Combing data collected on thousands of California ovarian cancer patients, UC Davis researchers have determined that almost one-third survived at least 10 years after diagnosis.
4-Aug-2015 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Revealing Kidney Cancer’s Secret

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An international team of scientists, led by UC Davis nephrologist Robert Weiss, have used a sophisticated combination of proteomics and metabolomics to show how renal cell carcinoma (RCC) reprograms its metabolism and evades the immune system. In...
14-May-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Surgery for Terminal Cancer Patients Still Common

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The number of surgeries performed on terminally ill cancer patients has not dropped in recent years ¬, despite more attention to the importance of less invasive care for these patients to relieve symptoms and improve quality of life.
1-May-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NCI Funding Boosts Breast CT Scanning Research and Development

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John M. Boone, a UC Davis medical physicist and professor of radiology, has been awarded a $2.88 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to further develop and research computed tomography (CT) to detect breast cancer.
29-Apr-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Comprehensive Genomic Tumor Profiling Comes to UC Davis

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The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine have entered into a collaboration with Foundation Medicine, a leading molecular information company. The collaboration brings comprehensive genomic...
20-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UC Davis Researchers Win Grant to Answer Key Questions in Surveillance of Small Lung Nodules

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Two UC Davis researchers will help run a major national study to improve surveillance practices for patients with small lung nodules identified on CT imaging and extremely low risk for lung cancer.
15-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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